Professor Lisa Randall: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Professor Lisa Randall: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

On Friday 19 May at 7pm, we will welcome Professor Lisa Randall of Harvard University to St Peter’s School, to deliver a lecture entitled ‘Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs.'

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Professor Randall will deliver a lecture on the K-Pg extinction, which wiped out the dinosaurs and most other species on the planet, and a potential connection to dark matter. Along the way, she will elaborate on exactly what dark matter is and its important role in our universe.

Tickets for the lecture are free and are available on our Eventbrite page. If you have any enquiries or accessibility requirements please telephone us on 01904 527315 or email events@stpetersyork.org.uk.

Please either print off your ticket or display it to us on your smartphone or tablet on the evening.

About the speaker
Lisa Randall

Lisa Randall is an American theoretical physicist working in particle physics and cosmology. She is the Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science on the physics faculty of Harvard University and has also held professorships at MIT and Princeton University. Her research includes elementary particles, fundamental forces, extra dimensions of space and dark matter searches and models.

Professor Randall has also had a public presence through her writing, lectures, and radio and TV appearances and her most recent book, Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe will be on sale at the lecture.

Her studies have made her among the most cited and influential theoretical physicists, she has received numerous awards and honours for her scientific endeavours and was on the list of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2007.